Fedora 9 “Sulphur” Released

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The Fedora Project has announced the immediate release of Fedora 9, codenamed Sulphur.

The new release features the latest versions of the two desktop environments, GNOME 2.22 and KDE 4.0.3. In addition it also features PackageKit, a new graphical package manager built on top of the yum system, the latest Firefox 3 Beta 5 brower, a new upgrade system for upgrading to new releases of the distro ...

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Kumblr - a Lightweight Tumblr Client for KDE

Tumblr is a popular mini-blogging service. Wikipedia defines a tumblelog as:

... a variation of a blog that favors short-form, mixed-media posts over the longer editorial posts frequently associated with blogging. Common post formats found on tumblelogs include links, photos, quotes, dialogues, and video.

The service is pretty neat if you're in to quickly sharing your thoughts and creations in this way, but if you want to share something really ...

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AbiWord - an Alternative Word Processor

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OpenOffice.org is generally considered the flagship of productivity programs in the open source world, but it's not the only choice for many standard productivity tasks you need to get done from day to day.

I've looked at alternative word processor AbiWord previously, in a round-up of many different alternatives to OOo, but today I want to look at it in a lot more detail, and go through ...

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OpenOffice.org 3.0 Beta on the Mac vs. NeoOffice 2.2.3

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OpenOffice.org 3.0 Beta is now out, and available to download. It has been a long time coming now, and one of the big new features being trumpeted is native Mac support.

I thought I would cross over to Mac OS X for this FOSSwire post, to compare the new native OpenOffice.org there to an unofficial fork called NeoOffice that has offered native support for a while now ...

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